English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Other OS name in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Top of Jacksons 1831 Bry


, Top of Jacksons 1831 Bry , cf. Jaxon Sprynges 1550MinAcct , Jackson tenement 1611LRMB 200 , Jackson 's Meadow & Jackson 's Croft 1849TA , from the surname Jackson , v. ecg ' an escarpment ' , spring ' a young copse ' , cf. also Edge Piece , Stanley Hall Edge , Wharnedge infra , referring to the ridge running north to south through the western part of the township .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name